MIDDLESEX CENTRE, ONT. -- Woodstock police have charged an employee at a long-term care facility after prescription drugs were allegedly stolen.

The Woodstock Police Service Criminal Investigations Bureau was called in to look into issues at a city long-term care facility.

An investigation found that prescription narcotics belonging to patients had been stolen.

As a result, a 36-year-old Woodstock woman who was employed at the facility has been charged with six counts of theft under $5,000.

Police say a court appearance is pending.

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact police at 519-537-2323 or Crime Stoppers 519-421-TIPS.